|What does your faith community
have to say about the Death Penalty?|
For many people, opposition to the death penalty stems from their faith tradition. Many religious communities affirm the sacredness of human life and reject the state's right end it. In recent years, faith communities have taken a lead role in organizing against the death penalty. In Georgia, individual congregations and larger denominational bodies have been a crucial part of GFADP's statewide coalition working to abolish capital punishment. Here you'll find resources to learn about the perspectives many faith traditions have on the death penalty, as well as begin organizing in your local congregation.